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The 21st annual Reelout Queer Film Festival takes place January 30th to February 8th, 2020 in Kingston, ON Canada, the unceded traditional territories of the Mohawk, Anishinabek, Huron-Wendat, Algonquin, Iroquois, Mississauga and the Metis settlers. BUY ONLINE HERE!

A copy of our program guide can be downloaded HERE.

We’re bringing you 43 short and feature-length narratives and documentaries over 10 days, half our films are Canadian and the other half represent 9 different countries in 18 individual and exciting programs plus our opening gala and closing gala parties! Feel free to browse all of our programs below (chronological by date).  For more information on each program, simply click on its title.  PLEASE NOTE advance tickets cannot be purchased 8 hours before showtime. If we indicate advance tickets are sold out, there are still tickets available for purchase in the RUSH LINE 15mins prior to showtime.  For more information on tickets and festival PASSES click HERE.

Thurs Jan 30th – The Screening Room

5:45pm

REELOUT/THREE THINGS CONSULTING OPENING GALA: CHANGING THE GAME

Directed by Michael Barnett. 90min. USA. 2019. Documentary Feature

This film will be followed by a panel discussion and our opening night reception at Monte’s Lounge in the Tir Nan Og.

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Fri Jan 31st -The Screening Room

7:00pm

QUEERING THE SCRIPT

Directed by Gabrielle Zilkha. 93min. Canada. 2019. Documentary Feature

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9pm

SCREAM QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

Directed by Roman Chimienti & Tyler Jensen. 100min. USA. 2019. Documentary Feature

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11pm

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Directed by Jack Sholder. 87min. USA. 1985. Feature Narrative

 

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Sat Feb 1st-The Screening Room

12pm

SEX, SIN & 69

Directed by Sarah Fodey. 75min. Canada. 2019. Documentary Feature

 

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 2pm

TALES FROM TURTLE ISLAND

This eclectic mix of narrative, documentary and animated shorts explores the lives and loves of 2SGLGBTQ+ characters both real and imagined.

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 7pm

GOOD KISSER

Directed by Wendy Jo Carlton. 80min. USA. 2019. Narrative Feature

 

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 9pm


SELL BY

Directed by Mike Doyle. 94min. USA. 2019. Narrative Feature

 

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Sun Feb 2nd – The Screening Room

12pm

HINDSIGHT IN 2020

Join us for a trip down memory lanes told in documentary and narrative formats as queer storytellers delve into histories that are serious, sexy, sentimental and sometimes silly.

 

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 2pm

SONG LANG

Directed by Leon Le. 101min. 2018. Vietnam. Vietnamese with English subtitles. Feature Narrative

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4pm

VISION PORTRAITS

Directed by Rodney Evans. 78min. Canada/USA/Germany. 2019. Documentary Feature

 

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Mon Feb 3rd- The Screening Room

8:15pm

GLOBETROTTING ADVENTURES

No need to bring your passport on this international escape to Iran, Northern Ireland, the UK, Turkey, The Netherlands, Brazil and Spain for some terrific short films.

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Tues Feb 4th – The Screening Room

8:15pm

UNSETTLED: Seeking Refuge in America

Directed by Tom Shepard. 84min. USA. 2019. Documentary Feature

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Wed Feb 5th – The Screening Room

8:15pm

THE GARDEN LEFT BEHIND

Directed by Flavio Alves. 88min. USA/Brazil. 2019. Narrative Feature

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Audience Advisory: The film contains subject matter including an act of violence that may be particularly upsetting to some audiences. We will follow this screening with a facilitated conversation.

Thurs Feb 6th -The Screening Room

8:15pm

QUEER INTIMACIES 

QUEER INTIMACIES includes a collection of short films depicting relationships, sex, and connections not just between queer people, but in queer ways.

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Fri Feb 7th – The Screening Room

7pm

CLOSING GALA SELECTION: ORPHEUS’ SONG

Directed by Tor Iben. 72min. Germany. 2019. Narrative Feature

 

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9pm

CLOSING GALA PARTY : DRAG ME TO THE MOVIES

We wrap our 21st annual film festival with a cabaret showcase of Kingston’s finest drag performers as they salute music from the movies!

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Sat Feb 8th- The Screening Room

12pm

1 CONTRARY 5 AGOKWE-NINI

Directed by Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler. Canada. Documentary Feature

 

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 2pm

ZEN IN THE ICE RIFT

Directed by Margherita Ferri. 87 min. Italy. 2018. Narrative Feature

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